2011- 2012

Articles in Journals

Migration for Degrading Work as an Escape from Humiliation,” (with C. Simon Fan), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 77, 2011.

On the Economic Architecture of the Workplace: Repercussions of Social Comparisons among Heterogeneous Workers,” (with Walter Hyll), Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 29, 2011.

The Prospect of Migration, Sticky Wages, and ‘Educated Unemployment’,” (with C. Simon Fan), Review of International Economics, Vol. 19, 2011.

A Theory of Migration as a Response to Occupational Stigma,” (with C. Simon Fan), International Economic Review, Vol. 52, 2011.

In Search of an Evolutionary Edge: Trading with a Few, More, or Many,” (with Doris A. Behrens), Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 21, 2011. Reprinted as “Auf der Suche nach einem evolutionären Vorteil: Handelsbeziehungen zu Wenigen, Einigen oder Vielen” in Reinhard Neck (ed.), Evolution - Natur, Mensch, Gesellschaft. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang (2016).

Is Population Growth Conducive to the Sustainability of Cooperation?,” (with Marcin Jakubek), Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 9, 2011.

Endogenous Selection of Comparison Groups, Human Capital Formation, and Tax Policy,” (with Walter Hyll and Yong Wang), Economica, Vol. 79, 2012.

A Concern about Low Relative Income, and the Alignment of Utilitarianism with Egalitarianism,” (with Martyna Kobus and Marcin Jakubek), Economics Letters, Vol. 114, 2012.

On the Formation of International Migration Policies when no Country has an Exclusive Policy-Setting Say,” (with Alessandra Casarico, Carlo Devillanova, and Silke Uebelmesser), Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 42, 2012.

Integration, Social Distress, and Policy Formation,” Economics Letters, Vol. 115, 2012.

The Merger of Populations, the Incidence of Marriages, and Aggregate Unhappiness,” (with Franz Rendl and Marcin Jakubek), Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 22, 2012.

A Back-Door Brain Drain,” (with Lukasz Byra), Economics Letters, Vol. 116, 2012.

Differential Migration Prospects, Skill Formation, and Welfare,” (with Roman Zakharenko), Review of International Economics, Vol. 20, 2012.

Employer Sanctions, and the Welfare of Native Workers,” (with Marcin Jakubek), Economics Letters, Vol. 117, 2012.